Definitions for Lurchlɜrtʃ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an act or instance of swaying abruptly.
a sudden tip or roll to one side, as of a ship.
an awkward, swaying or staggering motion or gait.
(v.i.)(of a ship) to roll or pitch suddenly.
to stagger or sway.
Origin of lurch:
a situation at the close of various games in which the loser scores nothing or is far behind the opponent.
Idioms for lurch:
leave in the lurch,to desert when help is needed most.
Origin of lurch:
1525–35; < MF lourche a game, n. use of lourche (adj.) discomfited < Gmc; cf. MHG lurz left (hand), OE belyrtan to deceive
Archaic. to defraud; cheat.
Obs. to steal; filch.
(v.i.)Brit. Dial. to lurk near a place.
(n.)Archaic. a state of watchfulness.
Origin of lurch:
1375–1425; late ME lorchen, appar. var. of lurken to lurk
lurch, stumble, stagger(noun)
an unsteady uneven gait
a decisive defeat in a game (especially in cribbage)
lurch, pitch, pitching(noun)
abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
"the pitching and tossing was quite exciting"
the act of moving forward suddenly
stagger, reel, keel, lurch, swag, careen(verb)
walk as if unable to control one's movements
"The drunken man staggered into the room"
lurch, pitch, shift(verb)
"The ship suddenly lurched to the left"
move slowly and unsteadily
"The truck lurched down the road"
loiter about, with no apparent aim
defeat by a lurch
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to move suddenly in a uncontrolled way
The ship suddenly lurched to the left.
A sudden or unsteady movement.
To make such a sudden, unsteady movement.
to swallow or eat greedily; to devour; hence, to swallow up
an old game played with dice and counters; a variety of the game of tables
a double score in cribbage for the winner when his adversary has been left in the lurch
to leave in the lurch; to cheat
to steal; to rob
a sudden roll of a ship to one side, as in heavy weather; hence, a swaying or staggering movement to one side, as that by a drunken man. Fig.: A sudden and capricious inclination of the mind
to roll or sway suddenly to one side, as a ship or a drunken man
to withdraw to one side, or to a private place; to lurk
to dodge; to shift; to play tricks
LURCH is a tool for software design debugging that uses a nondeterministic algorithm to quickly explore the reachable states of a software model. By performing a partial and random search, LURCH looks for faults in the model and reports the pathways leading to the faults.
Translations for Lurch
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
such a movement
The train gave a lurch and started off.
- تَمايُل، تَرَنُّحArabic
- solavancoPortuguese (BR)
- der Ruck, das TaumelnGerman
- یک ور شدگیFarsi
- जहाज का यका यक उलट जानाHindi
- gerakan terhuyung-huyungIndonesian
- velta, hliðarkast, slinkurIcelandic
- 갑작스런 요동Korean
- truktelėjimas, pasvirimasLithuanian
- sasvēršanās; grīļošanās; zvārošanāsLatvian
- krenging; sjanglende skrittNorwegian
- ،به يك طرف یک ور شدگیPersian
- په يوه خواPashto
- толчок; кренRussian
- krängning, överhalningSwedish
- 突然傾斜Chinese (Trad.)
- جھٹکے سے ہلتے ہوئے بڑھنے کا عملUrdu
- sự lắc lưVietnamese
- 突然倾斜Chinese (Simp.)
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